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Car crushed by bricks
from Remembering Loma Prieta in Great Shakes

Bricks from unreinforced masonry buildings in San Francisco's South of Market district rained down on cars and pedestrians.
Photo: KGO-TV News/ABC-7

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Collapsed house in the Marina district

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